In the Dzhugdzhur Mountains, Eastern Siberia, the criminal Dieter Von Cunth steals a Russian X5 nuclear warhead. Colonel James Faith travels to Rio Bamba, Ecuador, with the efficient Lieutenant Dixon Piper to summon the retired special operative MacGruber to retrieve the X5. MacGruber is considered deceased after the death of his beloved wife Casey by his archenemy Cunth in their wedding. MacGruber teams up with Piper and Vicki St. Elmo and they learn that the evil Cunth intends to use the warhead to destroy Washington D.C. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In the original SNL sketches, no on-screen explanation was provided for Kristen Wiig replacing Maya Rudolph as MacGruber's partner (the off-screen reason being Rudolph's departure from the show). The film addresses the switch by explaining that Rudolph's character died. See more »
The newspaper mentions September 19, 2010, as a Saturday. It was a Sunday. See more »
Let me tell you how this is gonna go down. First I'm gonna kick you in the chin, breaking your jaw in four places. I'm gonna take you and karate flip you over my back, and then knee your nose into your brain, killing you instantly. I do wanna get a throat rip in here. I think that's gonna be you, small fry. One thing I do know, at the end of the day, Cunth, I'm gonna rip your dick off and shove it in your mouth. And that is non-negotiable. Who's first?
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After the credits there is a scene showing MacGruber standing on a tree branch playing a saxophone See more »